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Emily Plank

Biography:

Emily Plank

Emily Plank has worked as a family child care provider, mentor, and adult educator, and as a writer and consultant on workshop presentations and interactive keynotes for educators and families. Her specialties include play-based education, diversity and culture in early childhood education, respectful guidance and discipline, and outdoor learning. In 2011, the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children identified Emily as one of seven emerging leaders in the field of early childhood education. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and has lived in various locations around the world. She and her family currently reside in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Emily Plank's Books

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  • Discovering the Culture of Childhood

    Author: Emily Plank   Foreword by: Carol Garhart Mooney
    Product Code: 544625
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-462-5

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    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    We often filter our interactions with children through the lens of adulthood. View the culture of childhood through a whole new lens. Identify age-based bias and expand your outlook on and understanding of early childhood as a culture. Examine various elements of childhood culture: language, the power of believing, artistic expressions, and social structure. Filled with research and stories from around the world, this book offers a multitude of different perspectives to relate to. Understanding children's dispositions of questioning, wonder, engagement, and cooperation from the inside changes everything.

    Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 200 pgs.

     
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  • Discovering the Culture of Childhood (e-book)

    Author: Emily Plank
    Product Code: 544632
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-463-2

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    Published by Redleaf Press New Product Free sample chapter

    We often filter our interactions with children through the lens of adulthood. View the culture of childhood through a whole new lens. Identify age-based bias and expand your outlook on and understanding of early childhood as a culture. Examine various elements of childhood culture: language, the power of believing, artistic expressions, and social structure. Filled with research and stories from around the world, this book offers a multitude of different perspectives to relate to. Understanding children's dispositions of questioning, wonder, engagement, and cooperation from the inside changes everything.

    Age focus: 0–8. e-book, 200 pgs.